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Employers beware! ICE doubles worksite enforcement investigations

06/12/2018
ICE plans another wave of I-9 audits this summer, likely bringing the total number of investigations to more than 5,000 by the end of fiscal year 2018.

Promote diversity without violating discrimination laws

06/07/2018
Workplace diversity initiatives can benefit employers and employees alike, but they can also present a challenging dynamic for employers.

Surveys: More employers willing to hire ex-cons

06/05/2018
Low unemployment is forcing unusual changes. New research from the Society for Human Resource Management identifies a potentially significant pool of untapped workers: Applicants who have criminal records.

What pre-hire checks do employers run?

06/05/2018
Criminal background checks are the most common kind of pre-hire screening.

College hiring strongest in more than a decade

05/29/2018
It is a good time to be a graduate, as employers say they are planning to hire more recent college graduates this year than they have in more than a decade, according to new CareerBuilder research.

Bill would transfer some visa oversight to Agriculture Department

05/29/2018
Immigration legislation proposed by a group of conservative House Republicans would strip responsibility for managing the H-2A visa program from the Department of Labor and give it to the Department of Agriculture.

ICE promises 2,700 more I-9 sweeps before fall

05/24/2018
If your I-9 forms aren’t in order, or if some of your employees may not be eligible to work in the United States, get ready for a visit from ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations unit.

Cabinet departments propose new paths to apprenticeships

05/22/2018
A joint task force led by the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Education and Labor have issued a set of 26 policy recommendations designed to make apprenticeship programs more accessible and more effective.

Immigration policy disagreements crowd out other legislative action

05/22/2018
Look for policy differences over immigration to stymie most legislation between now and November, a development that will affect employers.

ICE doubles enforcement against employers

05/15/2018
If you are in the habit of hiring workers who lack proper work authorization, beware! Employers have become one of the federal government’s key targets in the effort to curb illegal immigration.